Have we done this thread before? I don’t think so.
So I’m a huge fan of how albums and EPs flow together, and really well-done transitions give me goosebumps. Obviously, it’s difficult to do this with youtube links but I’ll try.
Here’s a particular favourite. I love a chaotic ending leading into a quiet intro of a new song. King Crimson did it well on 21st Century Schizoid Man leading into I talk to the wind, but my favourite is how Ascension Day cuts suddenly to the piano intro of After The Flood on Laughing Stock.
Another good example is on Surfer Rosa. The quick snare drum hit just after Bone Machine and we’re right into Break My Body: